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C&G Newspapers is pleased to have resumed publication. For the time being, our papers will publish on a biweekly basis as we work toward our return to weekly papers. In between issues, and anytime, continue to find local news on our website and look for us on Facebook and Twitter.

Coronavirus

Published June 4, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — After months of COVID-19 anxiety throughout the state, there was a bright spot June 1, as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced that the Safer at Home order had been rescinded.

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Published June 4, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered all schools closed to students March 16. Since March 17, anxious parents have waited for any kind of update as to when their kids can get back into the classroom.

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Published June 4, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD — For firefighters and paramedics, the pandemic has meant altering their approach both in the field and back at the base.

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Published June 4, 2020

WEST BLOOMFIELD/ORCHARD LAKE — While society is transitioning out of its pandemic-induced stasis, there remains the possibility of a second surge in COVID-19 cases —so officials remain vigilant.

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Published June 4, 2020

METRO DETROIT — In a world turned upside-down by isolation and political unrest, there is one thing Michiganders can always count on: road construction.

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Published June 4, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — On the west side of South Telegraph Road in Bloomfield Township, two unmarked buildings — one dark brown, the other white — sat seemingly vacant even prior to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Published May 26, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — In every community around Michigan, even three months after the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in the state, most commerce is at a standstill, school desks sit empty, barstools grow cold, store shelves lie bare.

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Published May 26, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — We’ve all heard the unnerving anecdotes: officers breaking up basketball games at the park, pulling over bikers out for a ride, ticketing shaggy patrons going for a rogue haircut.

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Published May 26, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Last week, the Oakland County Health Division announced it would expand its drive-thru testing services for all Oakland County residents, symptomatic or not.

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Published May 26, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD — Even a global pandemic the likes of which most generations today have never seen — one that has pumped the brakes on final exams, proms and graduation ceremonies — can’t stop Birmingham Public Schools and Bloomfield Hills Schools students from using their talents to help the community.

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Published May 26, 2020

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OAKLAND COUNTY — The state’s stay-at-home order directed residents to do just that: stay home. But there are some exceptions to that rule, and Oakland County Parks and Recreation Department officials said they hope to help county families ease their stir-craziness with some safe fun in the open air.

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Published May 26, 2020

BIRMINGHAM/WEST BLOOMFIELD — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer ordered all schools closed to students March 16. Since March 17, anxious parents have waited for any kind of update as to when their kids can get back into the classroom.

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Published May 26, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As a city with more small businesses than big-box stores, St. Clair Shores seems to be a microcosm of Mainstreet, USA.

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Published May 26, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Prom and other end-of-the-year festivities went by the wayside as COVID-19 shut down schools, but local districts are working hard to make graduation something to remember.

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Published May 26, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — As of mid-May, the YMCA announced that it would be permanently closing the Lakeshore Family YMCA, 23401 E. Jefferson Ave., as well as the Livonia Family YMCA.

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Published May 26, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Beginning in late March, Steve Salerno, the owner of MyDeal Graphics Inc. in St. Clair Shores, said that they set up an online store in which they sold shirts printed with a circular design that represents strength and unity.

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Published May 22, 2020

OAKLAND COUNTY — During a May 19 press conference, Oakland County Executive David Coulter announced plans to allocate $30 million to county cities, villages and townships. There are 62 such municipalities in Oakland County.

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Published May 12, 2020

GROSSE POINTES — Although COVID-19 has rendered the fate of their own season unknown, some young local baseball players have set aside their personal disappointment in order to make a positive difference for the hospital workers on the front lines of the battle against the dangerous virus.

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Published May 12, 2020

METRO DETROIT — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels won’t be the only military planes flying over Michigan this week.

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Published May 11, 2020

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A Roseville woman is facing several charges stemming from an April incident in which she allegedly physically assaulted a grocery store employee after being asked to leave the store because she was not wearing a mask.

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